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[audio]Professor Stanley Aronowitz - Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People with Professor Stanley Aronowitz Stanley Aronowitz is the director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the CUNY Graduate Center, a distinguished professor of sociology and urban education, author of 23 books , and ran for governor of New York in 2002...
Keywords: Stanley Aronowitz; Center for the Study of Culture; Technology and Work at the CUNY Graduate Center; Working class studies; Mayor Bill de Blasio; Guaranteed National Minimum Income; shorter work week; housing cooperatives; minimum wage; unemployment
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[audio]Building Bridges: Low Wage Airport Workers Protest Scrooge Employers During Holiday Travel Season - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Low Wage Airport Workers Protest Scrooge Employers During Holiday Travel Season with * Shareeka Elliot, a terminal cleaner at JFK's Terminal 8 (American Airlines) for a contractor called Airway Cleaners * Rob Hill, Vice President, Local 32BJ, SEIU * Rose Oby, a security guard at LaGuardia airport (Delta Airlines) for a contractor called Aviation Safeguard * Hector Figueroa, President, Local 32BJ SEIU Thousan...
Keywords: Airport workers; airport union; airport contracting out; Hector Figueroa; Local 32bj airport organizing; Airway Cleaners local 32bj; Aviation Safeguard local 32bj
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[audio]Building Bridges: Trayvon Martin's Murder Reignites The Movement; Guest Workers And Resistance; Obama "JOBS Act" is a Fraud - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, April 16, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Trayvon Martinâs Murder, A Spark To Reignite The Movement To Fight For Human Rights With Katheryn Russell-Brown, Director, Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations and author of "The Color of Crime" For many Americans, the death of Trayvon Martin was a shocking, out-of-the- ordinary event...
Keywords: Trayvon Martin; Katheryn Russell-Brown; Immanuel Ness; JOBS Act; William Black
Downloads: 54 (1 review)
[audio]Greek Tragedy, Europe’s Achilles Heel?; OWS Sotheby Workers Rally at $500 Million Auction - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:53 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Greek Tragedy, Europeâs Achilles Heel? with Leo Panitch, Professor of Political Science at York University, Canada and Editor of the Socialist Register. As the G-20 economic summit met austerity was sweeping Europe, the future of the Eurozone was in doubt and then the Greek government collapsed over its proposed new debt agreement with the...
Keywords: Greek debt; G-20; Leo Panitch; Socialist Register; austerity; euro zone; Sotheby union; Teamster 814; Occupy Wall Street
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[audio]Bloombergs NYC: Snow Job, Layoffs, Contracting Scandal - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition- 28:29 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Bloombergâs Snow Job and The NYC Council Inquiry Into The Blizzard Fiasco with NYC Councilmember Jumaane Williams, Chairman, Oversight and Investigations Committee The NYC Council held hearings into how the mayor's administration took nearly a week to clear city streets after a holiday weekend snow storm and weâll go inside the hearings with Jumaane Wil...
Keywords: Mayor Bloomberg; NYC snowstorm; NYC layoffs; NYC budget; local 375; DC 37; AFSCME; CityTime contract
Downloads: 62
[audio]Building Bridges: Southern Workers, Occupy Activists and Undocumented Immigrants Protest at DNC - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************************** Southern Workers and Occupy Protest at the DNC With . Angaza Laughinghouse, Pres. ,UE Local 150, North Carolina Public Service Workers, . Rev. STEPHEN COPLEY, Dir., Arkansas Interfaith Alliance and Chairman, Ntl. Nonpartisan Let Justice Roll Living Wage Coalition, ...
Keywords: STEPHEN COPLEY; national nonpartisan Let Justice Roll Living Wage Coalition; Angaza Laughinghouse; UE; Local 150; North Carolina Public Service Workers; Yen Alcala; Coalition to March on Wall Street South; Occupy Charlotte; DNC protests; Southern Workers Assembly
Downloads: 30
[audio]Building Bridges National: Sit-Ins at Visteon Auto Plants; Attacks on Social Security with Dean Bak - Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:41 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** An Occupation and On the Picket Line At The Visteon Plants In Belfast And Enfield, London with Phil Wilson, machine setter, Visteon Ensfield plant Jerry Campbell, retiree, Visteon, Belfast plant More than 600 Workers in Visteon car parts plants in Belfast, Northern Ireland and Enfield and Basildon, England were given six-minutes notice before the...
Keywords: auto workers; Visteon; UNITE Britain; Ford; sit-in; Dean Baker; Center for Economic Policy Research; Social Security; economic crisis
Downloads: 70
[audio]Building Bridges: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Corporate Power Tool of the 1% - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Corporate Power Tool of the 1% with Lori Wallach, Dir. Of Public Citizenâs Global Trade Watch Recently WikiLeaks released "the secret negotiated draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter. The TPP is the largest-ever economic treaty, encompassing nations representing more than 40 per cent of the worldâs GDP." WikiLeaks i...
Keywords: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP); Lori Wallach; Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch; wikileaks tpp
Downloads: 34
[audio]Building Bridges: Supreme Court & Arizonia Anti-Immigrant Law - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** High Court Signals Receptivity To Arizona's Anti-Immigration Legislation Which Could Result In Mass Incarceration Of Latinos With Isabel Garcia, Director of Derechos Humanos, in Tucson, Arizona Foster Maer, Senior Litigation Counsel of Latino Justice, PRLDEF The lawyer arguing against provisions in Arizonaâs anti-immigration law said that if the U.S...
Keywords: supreme court immigration; Arizona Governor Jan Brewer; Arizona immigration; SB1070; Isabel Garcia; Director of Derechos Humanos; in Tucson; Foster Maer; Senior Litigation Counsel of Latino Justice; PRLDEF; immigration incarceration
Downloads: 35
[audio]Building Bridges: Newburgh Police Kill Michael Lembhard; May Day - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, April 9, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Community Seeks Justice For Michael Lembhard, The Latest African-American Youth To Die By The Hands Of Newburgh Police With Lillie Howard, community activist whose grandson was killed by Newburg police and Juanita King, cousin of Michael Lembhard, killed by Newburg ...
Keywords: Michael Lembhard; Newburgh Police; Lillie Howard; Juanita King
Downloads: 14
[audio]Buiilding Bridges: Iran – A New Wave of Unionization? - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Iran â A New Wave of Unionization? With Homayoun Poorzad, Central Council Member, Network of Iranian Labor Unions (NILU) Despite unrelenting state repression, there have been rumblings of renewed labor organizing in Iran. While the most visible activities are those of the Bus union of Tehran, the Sugar âWorkers and teachers unions, there...
Keywords: Iran Unions; Iran labor; Homayoun Poorzad; Network of Iranian Labor Unions (NILU); Iran economy; Iran stikes; Iran subsidies; economic crisis
Downloads: 53
[audio]Building Bridges: Obama's Immigration Reform; A Bangladeshi Worker's Dream - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Obamaâs Immigration Reform, The Truth Or A Cruel Hoax? with Amy Gottlieb, Immigrantâs Rights Program Director, American Friends Service Committee Amy Gottlieb holds aloft the banner of immigrants across this country demanding humane immigration reform, discussing what a humane immigrant reform policy should look like and explains and critiques the substance of the 844 pages of immigration reform proposals c...
Keywords: Immigration reform; Amy Gottlieb; American Friends Service Committee; Bangladesh workers
Downloads: 52
[audio]Verizon Dodges All Taxes - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 26:20 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** TAXES, WE DONâT PAY NO STINKIN' TAXES SAYS VERIZON, AS THE 99% CRIES FOUL! With The Tax Dodgers, OWS Occupy the Boardroom, United NY, Make the Road NY, Strong Economy for All, NY Communities for Change, Vocal New York, C.W.A., 99% NY, and other members of the 99% Verizon Communications has been identified as one of the countryâs worst tax...
Keywords: Verizon taxes; 99%; occupy wall street; United N.Y; Communication Workers of America; tax loopholes; Ivan Seidenberg; tax dodgers; OWS Occupy the Boardroom
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[audio]Building Bridges National: Warehouse Sit-Down in California’s Inland Empire - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27' ************************************** Warehouse Workers Sit-Down in Californiaâs Inland Empire with Isabel Castelan, Warehouse worker (sit-in participant) Esther Portillo, Community Organizer (sit-in participant) Greg Denier, Communications Director, Change to Win A southern California rally calling for improved warehouse jobs turned into a sit-in action that led to the arrest of 13 people...
Keywords: sit-in; sit-down; change to win; Greg Denier; warehouse workers; California Inland Empire; Wal-Mart
Downloads: 102
[audio]Building Bridges: Alice Walker, Dennis Banks & Zwelinzima Vavi on Palestine - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Palestinians Refuse To Be âCleansedâ From Their Land with . Dennis Banks, American Indian Movement (AIM) . Alice Walker, writer . Zwelinzima Vavi, Gen. Sec., Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) AIM leader Dennis Banks, renowned author Alice Walker, and South African labor leader Vavi came together to an international tribunal to grapple with Israelâs occupation of Palestine, and strategize how to b...
Keywords: Dennis Banks; American Indian Movement; Alice Walker; Zwelinzima Vavi; COSATU; Palestine; Zionism; Gaza
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[audio]Building Bridges: The RepublaCrats' Servant Economy; White Supremacist Radicalization - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, August 13, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** How Class Works: The RepublaCrats and Their Servant Economy With Jeff Faux, renowned economist, Founding Pres., Economic Policy Institute, author of The Global Class War and The Servant Economy Faux explains why neither party's leaders have a plan to remedy America's unemployment, inequality, or long eco...
Keywords: Chip Berlet; Jeff Faux; Servant Economy; class war; austerity; white supremacist radicalization
Downloads: 63
[audio]Building Bridges: May Day Special - part 1 - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 3 - 7 pm EST, over 99.5 FM PART 1 Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Building Bridges To Occupy Air Waves May Day began in the U.S. in 1886 as a nationwide general strike, led by immigrant workers, fighting for the 8 hour work day. While celebrated across the globe, it has been largely ignored in the U.S., until recently, when immigrant workers revived it...
Keywords: May Day 2012; immigration; labor; unions; general strikes; New York City May 1
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[audio]Building Bridges: The Robin Hood Tax Campaigners Take to the Streets - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Riding with Robin Hood to Take from Wall Street and Distribute to Main Street! with The Robin Hood Tax campaigners who take to the streets Think about it, in this the wealthiest country in the world the newest USDA data shows more than 48.9 million Americans lived in households struggling against hunger in 2012...
Keywords: Robin hood tax; United Nations General Assembly; National Nurses United; AIDS and the Robin Hood Tax; U.S. Budget; poverty
Downloads: 53
[audio]Building Bridges: Immigration Raids; Rethink Afghanistan - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:59 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Constitution On Ice: Immigration Home Raids with Peter Markowitz, Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic A cowboy mentality and racial profiling prevailed as armed federal immigration agents illegally stormed into homes of Latinos in New York and New Jersey in hundreds of predawn raids and violated their own agency rules as well as the Constitution, ...
Keywords: immigration; Homeland Security; ICE; Robert Greenwald; Brave New Films; Latino; ethnic profiling
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[audio]Building Bridges National: Sitting In for Justice on the Job - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:22 ****************************** Chicago Strikers Stood Up for Justice by Sitting In with Ricky Maclin,VP L. 1110, United Electrical Workers(UE) Raul Flores,Steward,Local 1110,UE Mark Meinster, UE Field Organizer Joycleyn Campbell, Domestic Workers United Sara Rodriguez a striking Stella D'Oro Cookie Worker, L...
Keywords: sit in strike; UE; United Electrical Workers; Republic Windows; Jobs with Justice
Downloads: 61
[audio]Building Bridges: Beyond Corporate Capitalism and State Socialism with Gar Alperovitz - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** What Then Must We Do? with Gar Alperovitz, author of What Then Must We Do? and The Next American Revolution: Beyond Corporate Capitalism and State Socialism While there's been no shortage of commentary about the structural crisis plaguing the American economic and political system, from wage stagnation and chronic unemployment to unchecked corporate and state power and growing inequality, analyses that offer ...
Keywords: Cleveland cooperatives; Gar Alperovitz; What Then Must We Do?; The Next American Revolution: Beyond Corporate Capitalism and State Socialism; worker cooperatives; state banks; municipal socialism
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[audio]Building Bridges: Jobs, Jobs and More Jobs - The Real Bottom Line - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** We Need Jobs, Jobs and More Jobs With . Avis Jones-DeWeever, Exec. Dir., Ntl. Council of Negro Women . Heidi Shierholz, labor market economist, Economic Policy Institute . Catherine Singley, Policy Analyst, Economic Employment Project, National Council of La Raza Persistent high unemployment & lackluster job growth are having a profoundly damaging impact on mill...
Keywords: Avis Jones-DeWeever; National Council of Negro Women; Heidi Shierholz; Economic Policy Institute; Catherine Singley; National Council of La Raza; unemployment; jobs; economic crisis; One Nation Working Together
Downloads: 61
[audio]Building Bridges: Elections Special - Ballot Initiatives and Voter Suppression - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, November 3, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM (59:57) **************************************** Ballot Measures in Three States Threaten Abortion Rights with Sondra Goldschein, Staff Attorney, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project Initiatives aimed at banning abortion, restricting teenagers' access to abortion, and interfering in a range of private health care decisions will appear on t...
Keywords: U.S. elections; Barack Obama; sick leave; abortion; affirmative action; voter propositions
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[audio]Building Bridges National: Obamanomics and Lily Tomlin on Health Care for All - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:07) ******************************************* OBAMANOMICS Sixteen Million Americans In Dire Poverty â Yup, It's the Economy! with Robert Pollin, Co-Director, Political Economy Research Inst., & Prof. of Economics at the University of Mass., Amherst and Meizhu Lui, Director, Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative, Insight Center for Community Economic Development The percentage of p...
Keywords: Obama; obamanomics; economic crisis; national health care; Lily Tomlin
Downloads: 62
[audio]Building Bridges: Israel - Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:31 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: A Quest for Justice, Human Rights and Peace wtih Omar Barghouti, A Founding Member, the Palestinian Civil Society Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions (BDS) Campaign and Nancy Kricorian, NYC Coordinator of CodePink Barghouti analyzes the global growth of the movement for boycotts, divestment initiatives & embargos and ...
Keywords: Israeli Apartheid; Omar Barghouti; Palestinian Civil; CodePink; Ahava boycott; Palestine settlers
Downloads: 88
[audio]Building Bridges: ACT UP/OWS Confront Wall St on Robin Hood Tax - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ----ACT UP N.Y. Commemorates 25th Anniversary By Taking To Wall Street With OWS To End Financial Crimes Against People With Aids & The 99% With Judit Rius Sanjuan, U.S. Manager of the Access Campaign, Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and Eric Sawyer, founding member ACT UP, Housing Works, Health Gap and senior advisor of UNAIDs ACT UP (The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Pow...
Keywords: ACT UP; AIDS; financial transactions tax; robin hood tax; occupy wall street; Doctors Without Borders; Judit Rius Sanjuan; Eric Sawyer
Downloads: 24
[audio]Building Bridges:A Mavi Marmara Survivor on The Next Steps to Victory - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** A Mavi Marmara Survivor - The Next Steps Toward Victory with Rev. Herbert Daughtry, Pastor House of the Lord Pentecostal Church and Kevin Ovenden, a representative from Viva Palestina When Israeli naval commandos stormed a Turkish ship loaded with humanitarian aid for the people of Gaza...
Keywords: Gaza Blockade; Gaza Flotilla; Kevin Ovenden; Palestine; Israel; Herbert Daughtry; Viva Palestina; Free Gaza Convoy
Downloads: 31
[audio]Occupy City Univeristy of NY Students and Faculty Protest - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27' Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** NYC Students Stand Firm After CUNY Police Bully Them During Occupy City Univeristy of NY (CUNY) Protest Over Tuition Hikes With l Occupy CUNY Student Members Hector Agredano & Emma Francis-Snyder l Barbara Bowen, President of CUNY Professional Staff Congress Students, faculty, Occupy CUNY and OWS demonstrated outside Baruch College to protest...
Keywords: Occupy CUNY; Occupy Wall Street; Barbara Bowen; CUNY Professional Staff Congress; AFT; tuition protests; student debt; Baruch College; City University of New York
Downloads: 47
[audio]Building Bridges: Mineworkers Pres. Cecil Roberts; Plus James Galbraith on Budget Deficits - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:46 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Where The Right to Join a Union Can Make the Difference Between Life and Death With Cecil Roberts, President, United Mineworkers of America Ricky Polk, Member, United Mineworkers of America With the deadly explosion in the Masseyâs Upper Big Branch Mine in West Va...
Keywords: United Mine Workers; Cecil Roberts; mine safety; unemployment; labor law reform; budget deficit; Keynes; James Galbraith
Downloads: 48
[audio]Occupy Wall St. Protests - Sotheby's, Stop & Frisk, Verizon - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition = 27:58 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** All Day, All Week â N.Y.C. Occupy Wall Street Actions at Sothebyâs Auction Lockout, Harlem Protest Against Stop and Fisk and Verizon Workers Contract Protest Itâs been a busy week for NYCâs Occupy Wall Street protesters. Building Bridges brings you coverage of three of the multitude of actions the've joined with community and labor ac...
Keywords: Sotheby’s labor; Verizon labor; Communication Workers of America; Teamster Local 814; N.Y.C. stop and frisk; Cornel West; Occupy Wall Street New York City; the 99%
Downloads: 71
[audio]Building Bridges: War on Unions in Ohio; NYC Union Rally Blasts Bloomberg and Cuomo - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28:28 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The New Class War on Unions Spreads to Ohio with Joseph Rugola, Exec. Dir., Ohio Assn. of Public School Employees, AFSCME Following Gov. Walkerâs union busting lead, Ohio Gov. Kasich proposes to nullify public employee unionization rights by taking away impartial arbitration of disputes, the right to strike of ânon-emergency public employeesâ and protec...
Keywords: Ohio unions; Gov. Kasich; Joe Rugola; AFSCME; DC37 AFSCME; Local 375 DC 37; Mayor Bloomberg; Gov. Cuomo; union busting
Downloads: 54
[audio]Falk on Palestine Occupation and Adalah-NY Protests Lev Leviev - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28:30 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Israelâs Building Boom Threatens Palestinian State with Richard Falk, prof. of international law emeritus, Princeton University and Special Rapporteur on Occupied Palestinian Territories for the United Nations Human Rights Council. Weâll explore the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967...
Keywords: Israel; Palestine; West Bank settlers; occupied Territories; Ricahrd Falk; Adalah-NY; Lev Leviev
Downloads: 31
[audio]Building Bridges National: Conyers & Himmelstein on Health Care for All - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:13 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Band Aid Approach To Hemorrhaging Health Care System Continues To Prevail with U.S. Congressman John Conyers The economic crisis has increased the urgency for real health care reform now, yet the President and Congress persist in advocating half measures, ignoring the real problem, the health insurance industry...
Keywords: health care for all; health care reform; John Conyers; David Himmelstein; Medicare for All; Health Care Now; Physicians for a National Health Program
Downloads: 81
[audio]Building Bridges: Arizona May Day Immigrant Rights Protest - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Thousands Gather For May Day, Immigrant Rights Rally In Arizona with Isabel Garcia, Director of the Pima County Legal Defenders and Co-chair of the Coalition de Derechos Humanos, Arizona and Leilani Clark, Youth Organizer, Coalition de Derechos Humanos Immigrants rights organizers report on the tens of thousands of immigrant rights demonstrators who rallied on M...
Keywords: may day; Arizona immigration; Isabel Garcia; Director of the Pima County Legal Defenders; Leilani Clark; Youth Organizer; Coalition de Derechos Humanos; Gov. Jan Brewer; Homeland Security
Downloads: 72
[audio]Social Security Attacked; Tyson Discrimination Suit - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:52 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Social Security Under Attack With Eric Kingson, Prof. of Social Work, Syracuse Universityâs School of Social Work & Co-Dir., Social Security Works Itâs the Social Security program, which in large part keeps older people from poverty and destitution. But, the program is under attack from the Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction Commission established by the...
Keywords: Eric Kingson; Syracuse University’s School of Social Work & Social Security Works; U. W. Clemon; Alabama's first African-American Federal judge; Tyson foods discrimination; jury nullification; Simpson Bowles Commission; deficit reduction
Downloads: 70
[audio]Building Bridges: Community Protests Police Killing of Kimani Gray in Brooklyn and McDonald’s Abuse Of Student Guest Workers Stirs Protest - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, March 18, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Cops Who Killed Kimani Gray Focus Of 5 Prior Federal Civil Rights Lawsuits Another stolen Black life! Sixteen year old, African-American Kimani Gray was mortally wounded after 7 of the 11 bullets fired entered his body both the front and the back. The murderous shots were fired by Sergeant Mourad and Officer Jovaniel Cordova, who had already racked up five...
Keywords: Kimani Gray; police brutality New York City; stop and frisk; Sergeant Mourad Mourad; Officer Jovaniel Cordova; New York City Police Department; student guest workers and McDonald's; Guest Workers Alliance; U.S. State Dept. J-1 program
Downloads: 28
[audio]Building Bridges:Community Protests Police Killing of Kimani Gray in Brooklyn, N.Y. - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Cops Who Killed Kimani Gray Focus Of 5 Prior Federal Civil Rights Lawsuits Another stolen Black life! Sixteen year old, African-American Kimani Gray was mortally wounded after 7 of the 11 bullets fired entered his body both the front and the back. The murderous shots were fired by Sergeant Mourad Mourad and Officer Jovaniel Cordova, who had already racked up five civil rights violations in federal lawsuits...
Keywords: Kimani Gray; police brutality New York City; stop and frisk; Sergeant Mourad Mourad; Officer Jovaniel Cordova; New York Police Department
Downloads: 33
[audio]Building Bridges: Largest Strike Ever of Fast Food Workers - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Largest Strike Ever of Fast Food Workers Echoes MLKâs Last Campaign For Striking Memphis Workers Across New York City hundreds of fast food workers walked off their jobs. It was the second strike in their ongoing Fast Food Forward campaign for higher wages and union recognition.The strikers day culminated in a march with supporters in Harlem, where many strikers carried signs that read âI Am A Woman.â The sign...
Keywords: Fast food forward; N.Y. Communities for Change; United New York; fast food workers union
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[audio]Building Bridges: McDonald’s Abuse Of Student Guest Workers Stirs Protest - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** McDonaldâs Abuse Of Student Guest Workers Stirs Protest Latin American and Asian student guest workers participating in the State Departmentâs J-1 program, expected decent work and a meaningful cultural experience in the USA. Instead, they were sent to work at McDonaldâs, who paid them below the minimum wage and when they complained of the exploitation were subjected to retaliation...
Keywords: McDonald's guest worker; student guest workers; sweatshops; student guest workers; State Department’s J-1 program; National Guestworker Alliance; immigration reform
Downloads: 25
[audio]Building Bridges: New York Cuts Kids – School Aid and Transportation - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:46 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Day of Outrage NYC Student Rally at MTA Headquarters Protesting Metrocard Cutbacks With New York City High School Students: Jordan Orvam, Kyle Maer, Francine Prince, Sherana Woods More than a thousand students from across NYC protested against a proposal passed by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board in favor of serious budget ...
Keywords: schools; education; budget cuts; NYSUT; New York State United Teachers; Campaign for Fiscal Equity; Governor Paterson; Alan B. Lubin; Geri D. Palast
Downloads: 44
[audio]Building Bridges: Lynne Stewart's Persecution - Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:59 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Another Blow To Democracy : Defense Attorney Lynne Stewart Given A 10 Year Prison Sentence Seventy-year old attorney Lynne Stewart, was resentenced to ten years in prison by Manhattan District Court Judge John Koeltl, after an appeals court ruled that her original twenty-eight month prison term was too light...
Keywords: Judge John Koeltl; Lynne Stewart; Ramsey Clarke; terrorism and civil liberties
Downloads: 33
[audio]Building Bridges: Brooklyn's Hospital Crisis; No Justice, No Pizza - Dominos Beware!; Israeli Boycott Campaign - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, March 25, 2013, ******************************** Close Brooklynâs Hospitals & The Areas' High Risk Patients Will Die with . Members of NYSâs Nursesâ Association and community residents . Jill Furillo, Ex. Dir. N.Y.S. Nurses Association . Mark Brenner, Dir. Labor Notes Building Bridges joins nurses, doctors, and community residents at a protest demanding that Interfaith Medical Center remain open as a full- service community and acute car...
Keywords: brooklyn health care; Justice will be served campaign; new york state nurses association; domino's pizza
Downloads: 26
[audio]Building Bridges: Egypt's Second Revolution - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** "Street Action" is the Kernel of Revolutionâ Egyptâs Second Revolution with Atef Said, Egyptian human rights lawyer and scholar, author of two books about torture in Egypt, currently working on his dissertation about the Egyptian revolution.. and Sherief Gaber, Mosireen Independent Media Collective in Cairo What is the Egyptian revolution if not "street action", the ability to express yourself and be heard ...
Keywords: Atef Said Egyptian human rights lawyer; Sherief Gaber; Mosireen Independent Media Collective; Egypt revolution; Egypt military; Egypt unions; Tamarrod movement
Downloads: 37
[audio]Building Bridges: Saigon Grill Victory; Indigenous Colombian Protests; Atomic Spy Case Revisited - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
oWBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, October 27, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM 59:52 **************************************** District Court Finally Serves Justice to Saigon Grill Restaurant Delivery Workers with Saigon Grill Workers, Jospheine Lee, Coordinator, Justice Will Be Served Campaign Representative of the Chinese Staff and Workers Assocation A victory for all NYC delivery workers occurred when 36 employ...
Keywords: Restaurant workers; sweatshops; minimum wage; Chinese-Americans; labor unions; Julius and Ethel Rosenberg; Martin Sobell. Robert Meerpool; Colombia; Indigenous Colombians
Downloads: 45
[audio]Building Bridges: Sandy Cleanup Hires Face Health & Safety Dangers and Austerity Threatens America's Future - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Unprotected Sandy Cleanup Hires Face Health & Safety Threats with Joel Shufro, Exec. Dir. NY Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (âNYCOSHâ) and Luzdary Giraldo, NYCOSH Community Outreach Organizer NYCOSH is demanding employers and government agencies respond to the massive health and safety violations thousands of cleanup workers face in the wake of Sandy, so as not...
Keywords: Occupational safety and health Sandy; NYCOSH; Joel Shufro; Robert Pollin; Teresa Ghirarducci; austerity; budget cliff; government debt
Downloads: 41
[audio]Building Bridges: Iraqi Workers in the Turbulent Middle East - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Iraqi Workers in the Turbulent Middle East with Hassan Jumaâa Awad, Founding member of and President of the Iraqi Federation of Oil Unions Building Bridges brings you an exclusive interview with Hassan Jumaâa Awad who was an opponent of the Saddam Hussein regime, a human rights activist, and unionist who was imprisoned by the Baâathist regime three times for âsubversiveâ activity...
Keywords: unions in Iraq; Iraq and oil; Hassan Juma’a Awad; Iraqi Federation of Oil Unions
Downloads: 23
[audio]Building Bridges: Realizing the Dream - March on Washington for Jobs and Justice - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges & Housing Notebook over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg, Ken Nash & Scott Sommer two-hour special Mon., August 26, 2013, 7 - 9 pm EST PART ONE ********************* Realizing the Dream! Across the March of Time 1963 to 2013, for Jobs & Justice Marching on Washington Spurred on by the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed African-American teen Trayvon Martin, and the recent Supreme Court decision that ripped the heart out of the Voting Rights Act, ...
Keywords: March on Washington; A. Philip Randolph; Merle Evers; Jesse Jackson; Ben Jealous
Downloads: 43
[audio]Building Bridges: Court Halts NYC Stop-and-Frisk Ruling in NYC - produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Court Halts NYC Stop-and-Frisk Ruling, Removes Judge with Baher Azmy, Legal Director, Center for Constitutional Rights On October 31, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted Mayor Bloombergâs motion to stay the remedial decision in Floyd v. City of New York, a federal class action lawsuit filed against the NYPD and the City of New York that challenges the NYPD's practices of racial profil...
Keywords: Baher Azmy; Center for Constitutional Rights; Stop and Frisk; judge Shira Scheindlin; Floyd v. City of New York
Downloads: 14
[audio]Building Bridges: What is to be Done? with Stanley Aronowitz and Manny Ness - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition 27:05 Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What Is To Be Done? A Conversation about Organizing and Strategies to Win With Stanley Aronowitz, studies labor, and social movements, and is director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Heâs authored or edited twenty-five books including: "Left Turn: Forging a New Political Future", "Ho...
Keywords: Stanley Aronowitz; Manny Ness; labor movement; unions; working class; May Day; unions New York City; immigrant workers
Downloads: 46
[audio]Building Bridges: Greek Elections A New Beginning?; March Against Stop and Frisk; Justice For Rahmarley Graham - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, June 18, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Thousands Say STOP Frisking Our Communities: No To Racial & Ethnic Profiling Under Mayor Bloomberg, in 2011, 685,000 New Yorkers were stopped by the Police. Of those stopped 605,328 were completely innocent of any wrongdoing...
Keywords: Greece economic crisis; Rahmarley Graham; Leo Panitch; Costas Panayotakis; NYC stop and frisk march
Downloads: 20
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